Oleg Ryzhenkov

Oleg Vladimirovich Ryzhenkov (Belarusian: Алег Уладзіміравіч Рыжанкоў; born 15 December 1967) is a former Belarusian biathlete.

Oleg Ryzhenkov
Personal information
Full nameOleg Vladimirovich Ryzhenkov
Born (1967-12-15) 15 December 1967 (age 53)
Naistenjärvi,
Karelian ASSR,
RSFSR, Soviet Union
Height1.74 m (5 ft 9 in)
Professional information
SportBiathlon
ClubDinamo
Olympic Games
Teams4 (1994, 1998, 2002, 2006)
Medals0
World Championships
Teams14 (1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006)
Medals10 (3 gold)
World Cup
Seasons14 (1992/93–2005/06)
Individual victories3
All victories11
Individual podiums13
All podiums40
Medal record
Men's biathlon
Representing  Belarus
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1996 Ruhpolding Team event
Gold medal – first place 1997 Brezno-Osrblie Team event
Gold medal – first place 1999 Kontiolahti 4 × 7.5 km relay
Silver medal – second place 1997 Brezno-Osrblie 20 km individual
Silver medal – second place 2001 Pokljuka 4 × 7.5 km relay
Bronze medal – third place 1995 Antholz-Anterselva 20 km individual
Bronze medal – third place 1995 Antholz-Anterselva 4 × 7.5 km relay
Bronze medal – third place 1996 Ruhpolding 4 × 7.5 km relay
Bronze medal – third place 1997 Brezno-Osrblie 10 km sprint
Bronze medal – third place 2003 Khanty-Mansiysk 4 × 7.5 km relay

Biathlon resultsEdit

All results are sourced from the International Biathlon Union.[1]

Olympic GamesEdit

Event Individual Sprint Pursuit Mass start Relay
  1994 Lillehammer 17th N/A N/A 4th
  1998 Nagano 9th 27th N/A N/A 4th
  2002 Salt Lake City 31st 11th 21st N/A 8th
  2006 Turin 28th 27th 11th
*Pursuit was added as an event in 2002, with mass start being added in 2006.

World ChampionshipsEdit

10 medals (3 gold, 2 silver, 5 bronze)

Event Individual Sprint Pursuit Mass start Team Relay Mixed relay
  1993 Borovets 24th N/A N/A N/A
  1994 Canmore N/A N/A N/A N/A 9th N/A N/A
  1995 Antholz-Anterselva Bronze 21st N/A N/A 8th Bronze N/A
  1996 Ruhpolding 50th 38th N/A N/A Gold Bronze N/A
  1997 Brezno-Osrblie Silver Bronze 6th N/A Gold 4th N/A
  1998 Pokljuka N/A N/A 33rd N/A 12th N/A N/A
  1999 Kontiolahti 11th 9th 10th 23rd N/A Gold N/A
  2000 Oslo Holmenkollen 17th 20th 36th N/A 4th N/A
  2001 Pokljuka 19th 26th 33rd 19th N/A Silver N/A
  2002 Oslo Holmenkollen N/A N/A N/A 4th N/A N/A N/A
  2003 Khanty-Mansiysk 29th 39th 14th 13th N/A Bronze N/A
  2004 Oberhof 55th 21st 26th 12th N/A 4th N/A
  2005 Hochfilzen 12th 20th 20th 22nd N/A 4th 11th
  2006 Pokljuka N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 24th
*During Olympic seasons competitions are only held for those events not included in the Olympic program.
**Team was removed as an event in 1998, and pursuit was added in 1997 with mass start being added in 1999 and the mixed relay in 2005.

Individual victoriesEdit

3 victories (1 In, 2 Sp)

Season Date Location Discipline Level
1994–95
2 victories
(2 Sp)
28 January 1995   Ruhpolding 10 km sprint Biathlon World Cup
11 March 1995   Lahti 10 km sprint Biathlon World Cup
1998–99
1 victory
(1 In)
13 December 1998   Hochfilzen 20 km individual Biathlon World Cup
*Results are from UIPMB and IBU races which include the Biathlon World Cup, Biathlon World Championships and the Winter Olympic Games.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Oleg Ryzhenkov". IBU Datacenter. International Biathlon Union. Retrieved 16 July 2015.

External linksEdit